Lauren is originally from Birmingham, Alabama and is a graduate of Auburn University.  She has worked at Whole Foods Market since 2010 and am currently a Buyer on the Exclusive Brands Team.  She manages various grocery categories, including Oils.  Lauren is currently responsible for managing the Extra Virgin Olive Oil Assortments in the 365 and Whole Foods Market brands.  

Lauren says that she has gained a lot of industry and sensory knowledge from the Savantes program.  "This training has helped me become more proficient in my job as well has assisted me in making more informed purchasing decisions".

In her free time, Lauren says she "enjoys spending time with my husband and son.  We like going to the lake and spending time outdoors.  I also enjoy reading, cooking and sewing".